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seattle into northern california, and the higher elevation, they're likely going to kolkts to see quite a bit of rain. otherwise, no major cold outbreaks coming for the foreseeable future. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> to the fiscal storm now in washington that's gone from bad to worse. the fiscal cliff negotiations were dealt another setback when a political gamble by speaker john boehner blew up in his face. last night boehner was forced to scrap a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans when members of his own party turned it down. after the vote was canceled, republican house members left the meeting where they were told to go home for the holiday. the white house says it will continue to bargain, but the dramatic turn of events leaves boehner's leadership in doubt and the budget negotiations up in the air. danielle nottingham with more now from washington. >> reporter: lawmakers were set to plan on house speaker boehner's plan b, but the motion was scrapped when the voting fell short. the speaker designed the bill to prevent automatic tax hikes on people making le
caused two mud slides 30 miles north of seattle, washington. a second derailed a freight train. officials say the mud came down a 100-foot slope and hit the train monday afternoon. they also say a hazmat team went to the scene and found no threat to the environment or the public. the tracks are expected to be cleared by today. >>> hawaii senator daniel inouye died monday after being hospitalized with respiratory complications. his passing prompted president obama to tweet, "aloha, danny." senator inouye was 88 years old. we have a look back at his remarkable life. >> reporter: democrat daniel inouye was the second longest serving u.s. senator and the third in line for the presidency. he was also the first japanese american to serve in congress and a world war ii hero. >> all of us in hawaii looked up to him, and we are so sad to see him go. >> reporter: inouye was born in hawaii in 1924 and dreamed of being a surgeon. he heard the call to arms when japanese planes flew over his home to bomb pearl harbor. he served in italy and there lost an arm to a german grenade, leading a battle that w
adults to own marijuana for nonmedical use. john blackstone reports from seattle that supporters wasted no time celebrating. >> three two, one! >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, there were cheers in seattle as marijuana officially became legal in washington state. an impromptu celebration was held appropriately enough at the space needle a seattle high point. did you ever think you would see this day? >> i certainly did not. i did not. kind of glad it's here now. >> reporter: the air was filled with the scent of victory. for those who campaigned for this night. although that itself is stretching the new law. it is not legal to use marijuana in public just like alcohol. and while it is now legal for those 21 and over to buy marijuana, it is not yet legal to sell it. the state still has to write rules for licensing marijuana retailers. >> this is the beginning -- >> reporter: washington voters passed the law partly because of the efforts of one well traveled resident of the state. >> i'm rick steves. >> reporter: who has hosted his travel television show was t
seattle all the way to portland, it translates on over to snow around the cascades. otherwise, those clouds drifted into the northwestern section of the state today, we refer to that as a dirty ridge of high pressure. otherwise, that high moves closer to the state of california and results in sunny skies for 49er action, kickoff at 1:05. expect a game high of 64 as the 49ers play host to the miami dolphins. tomorrow, 60's at the beaches. not much of a spread at all. anywhere from 62 to about 67 degrees. the winds will fluctuate out of the northwest, five to 15. but in the higher elevations, once you get towards mount diablo, we'll see winds. looks like the air quality will become a little bit stagnant in our inland areas. keep that in mind. you might want to check daily before you light up your fireplaces. we do call for sunny skies until about wednesday. then we have rain returning to the picture all the way through thursday. then it does remain unsettled through saturday. >> look at that. all right. we're talking sports. 49 fers. vern has all of the highlights coming up. >>> the wa
sunny in st. louis, 56. partly sunny in denver, 68. showers in seattle, 47 degrees. >>> add the statue of liberty of long list of things damaged by hurricane sandy. after being closed for almost a year for renovation the statue was opened one day before the superstorm struck. lady liberty is fine but the island she stands on is severely damaged. >> reporter: arriving at the statue of liberty after sandy, park superintendent david lucinger had a bittersweet moment. >> she was still standing there and proud and defiant. >> reporter: lady liberty survived without damage but at her feet it was a different story. waves and storm surge flooded 75% of the island, wrecking the dock and critical infrastructure. >> in the history of the park service this is the largest incident we've ever had to respond to. >> sea grass marks where water hit the shore. >> reporter: the superintendent lived here full time with his wife. a setting he called romantic and emotional. their home is destroyed. the water level reached about here. most of the damage on liberty island will be repaired but this homicide we
. sunny and cloudy st. louis, 58. colder with showers in denver. periods of rain in seattle. 46 degrees. >>> get ready for big fun at the grammy awards. the nominations were announced during a special concert last night in nashville. ♪ >> that's the band fun. the indy group got best song. also those who got nominations was frank and also r & b mumford & sons. you can see the 55th annual grammy awards february 10th, 8:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. >>> the duchess of cambridge remains hospitalized for morning sickness treatment. the hospital says it's reviewing telephone info after a nurse revealed information to a prank caller. we have the details from london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge got a hospital visit from her sister pippa and brother james. they arrived the day after a caller pretending to be the queen got through to kate's nurse. >> hello. good morning. king edward vii hospital. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: the prankster fooled her way past the operator and tricked kate's nurse as well. she revealed that th
, sunny, 50. increasing clouds, seattle, 44 degrees. >>> a bizarre report that a convicted murderer had a plan to kidnap and kill justin bieber. they were arrested in vermont about a week before bean 'eers concert. he's reportedly obsessed with the beesh but turned in tit ove to a would-be assassin. >>> a high-speed chase in los angeles. a jewelry robbery, stole a car and raced through the streets. jumped out, ran through the baseball field filled with children where the l.a. police chief was giving away toys. the suspect event ueli gave up. the campus of cal state fullerton was put on lockdown while the police searched for another suspect. they were eventually given the all clear. officials say he may have been tweeting from the university. one other suspect is still at large. >>> now to an innovative way to smuggle marijuana across the border. they found canisters littering a field near the colorado river. police say they used pressurized cannon like the ones used during sporting events. fire in the hole. the smugglers apparently fill soup cans full of drugs and then launch them into
. washington, 55 degrees. partly sunny in st. louis, 54. part showers denver, 44, and seattle, 43 degrees. >>> top stories now on a friday morning. president obama and speaker john boehner met last night at the white house to discuss the fiscal cliff. it was their second meeting in five days. the discussion was described as frank, but no progress was reported. >>> and u.n. ambassador susan rice says she withdrew as a candidate for secretary of state because it was the best thing for the country. rice has been under heavy criticism before republicans for an official explanation for the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> a new study in the medical journey suggests that obesity is killing three times as many people around the world as malnutrition. in missouri one high school looked at the problem of overweight kids and is doing something about it. seth doan reports. >> hi, brandy, how are you? >> reporter: spend a minute in the nurse's office at truman high school in independence, missouri, and you'll immediately notice something troubling. what problems are you seeing? >> we see ty
deal in atlanta, 56. mostly cloudy in st. louis, 58. snow ending in denver, 23. breezy in seattle, 43 degrees. members charged in the hazing death of one of their pledges turned themselves in. nine more turned themselves in. 19-year-old david bogenberger died in november after drinking heavily during a northern illinois university frat house party. his blood level was more than five times the legal limit. if found guilty the students face up to a year in jail. >>> the bodies of two murderers were exhumed tuesday. richard hickcock and perry smith were hanged for murdering a the clutter family in holcomb, kansas, in 1959. before their capture, they fled to florida and may have murdered a family there one month later. prosecutors show dna evidence will link hickcock and smith to the murders. >>> a manhunt in illinois for two bank robbers who escaped jail from chicago. police say they tied two bed sheets together and scaled down 20 stories. investigators also found fake metal bars in their cell and each bed stuffed with clothing to make it look like a body. the inmates were gone for more
in seattle, 41 degrees. >>> there is a new reigning miss universe this morning. >>> and miss universe, 2012, is -- usa! >> yeah, usa. 20-year-old olivia culpo of rhode island took the crown last night in las vegas. the last time a miss usa won was back in 1997. >>> this week millions watched the viral internet video showing the eagle swooping down trying to carry away a baby. you saw it yesterday morning here on "cbs morning news." turns out it was not real at all. it was students on a class project. we have the inside story. >> reporter: everyone who saw it couldn't believe it, a baby being snatched by an eagle on mt. royal. the video was posted on youtube last night and so far 5 million people have seen it. >> oh, my god, poor thing. >> that's so scary. my god, wow. >> reporter: and that was the goal of the assignment for these four students, to make a viral video that's also a hoax. >> we searched online to see what is viral, what people look -- what people find interesting, and babies and animals are super popular. >> reporter: the 37-second video took seven weeks from the store boardin
to a screening in seattle. it's standing room only. >> it's a room about poverty and we've fill add room with 500 people. thank you, guys. >> their passion is projected on screen and the audience is eating it up. >> it's inspiring because it's their story and i love that it's through their eyes and how they experienced poverty. >> reporter: they're now living full tomb on a borrowed bus, promoting their project and asking everyone to lend a hand. >> we're asking you each to make a commitment hour small, to impact the life of somebody else. >> reporter: in their case all it took was a dollar and the value of the lesson is not in what it buys but what it begins. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, seattle. >> a story worth telling. i was going to say, kudos for them for bringing it to us. >> a very valuable lesson they bring to us about how many people share a dollar. >> it's friday. our christmas party is tonight. >> will you be on the dance floor? >> i doubt it. >> we will have evidence on monday. >> that's why i won't do it. as we leave you, let's take a l
but nice weather for the next four days. right on through the weekend, storm track for portland and seattle, they will get rain and mountain snow. for us, we will get a lot of sunshine. you get sunshine saturday, sunday. the top of next week, mornings will be chilly. the afternoons will be nice and mild and sunny. sunny all the way through. starting wednesday we will be getting a little colder. that is still four days away. livermore, 62. san jose 63. low 60s for concord and santa rosa. 61degrees milder on sunday. beautiful monday and tuesday. cooler weather starting wednesday with highs back down in the 50s. roberta, something this evening? >> it is my favorite tame of the year where channel 5 for the past 10 years have welcomed food for bay area families into the art studio. joining us tonight paw lori from black hawk and regina rogers all from black rock. then we have someone from the san francisco food bank who are you? >> lucy. >> you're so cute. another adorable child just entered the room. >> lucas. my name is lucas. >> hi. thanks for joining us today. came with a very special big ch
tim lincecum. these are the before and after pictures. a seattle hairstylest tweeted that the right hander got his haircut earlier this month and the pictures of him with short hair have been floating around on twitter for several days. by the way, lincecum broke into majors with short hair back in 2007. what do you think? short or long? >> maybe he is a stockbroker in the off season. that's what he looks like. >> looks good. >>> all right. play of the day comes to us from the nba. oklahoma city's kevin durant with a shot off the top of the backboard right into the basket. the three-point play was not enough, though, at thunder fell to the minnesota timberwolves, 99-93. but impressive shot anyway. a little bit of luck there, too. >> play of the day. >>> now it's 25 minutes after 6:00. coming up, a big push to get guns off the streets. san francisco's top cop joins us live in the studio. >> and remembering the students and teachers of sandy hook elementary. the moment of silence for newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: we're live at sfo where we're already getting reports of delays fo
. a seattle hairstylest tweeted the right hander lost his locks in his hometown earlier this month. and the pictures of him with short hair relatively short hair have been flooding around on twitter for days. so far no word from lincecum himself. well, it grows back. >> it does. he looks good. >> doesn't look bad. >> big league pitcher and vallejo native cc sabathia has just been seen bowling with at- risk youth in san francisco. >> last night' event was called cc's christmas caravan. 19 teams bold with the yankees star and his wife at the mission bowling club. sabathia -- is that how you say it? sabathia bowled right-handed because he is rehabbing his valuable left elbow. >> always say vallejo is near and dear to my heart. i have a lot of family here. and i really am deeply rooted in the community so i really care about what's going on. so anytime i get a chance to give back and do whatever i can, i always try to take the opportunity. >> the event was hosted by the pitch foundation a nonprofit founded by sabathia -- i still want to say it like that. it's sabathia. >> that's the wa
sierra nevada mountains. >>> shoppers at a seattle macy's had to be hospitalized when an escalator they were riding malfunctioned. >> fire to the end zone. touchdown. >> broncos with their eighth straight win. >> all that -- >> three, two, one! >> my 50th birthday, she gives everybody a car and then she's all, thank you for coming to gayle's birthday! >> we're talking about oprah, right? >> no, of course not. >>> and all that matters. >> south carolina tea party says jim demint is resigning. >> leaving the senate a lot better than i found it. >> jim demint leaves some big shoes to fill. >> jim demint leaves some big shoes to fill. then again -- captioning funded by cbs en again -- >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. the northeastern coast of japan is still recovering from a devastating tsunami, less than two years ago. this morning, history threatened to repeat itself. >> that's right. a major earthquake struck in the pacific ocean overnight, setting off tsunami warnings in that same area that was hit so hard back in ma
northwest. it'll be rain in seattle and portland. but the mountains will see very heavy snow. could see a few inches with this storm around denver. but the real significant snows and the worst weather is going to run from omaha right through milwaukee. that's where we could see blizzard conditions and some very significant snows. maybe up to a foot of snow in some areas. chicago has gone without snow now for a record 289 days. that is the last time they had an accumulating snow. it looks like that streak is going to end by thursday night. we could see several inches of snow in chicago and very strong winds. maybe over 50 miles per hour with some blowing snow as well. >> david bernard, thanks. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says a new study has found no clear evidence linking 9/11 debris to cancer. six months ago the federal government added cannes tore the list of diseases covered by the world trade center fund. but the new york city health department found people exposed to debris and dust at ground zero did not have a high
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